ROB MOORE – blues guitarist

Teacher’s Blues
Robert “Wild Boar” Moore sticks it out in Miami

Robert Moore understands the blues, how one day you can be riding high in the toughest blues city in the world (Chicago), sharing a stage with the greatest of bluesmen (John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, James Cotton), and the next you’re so low you can barely spare the few bucks to buy strings for your Gibson 335, the one friend who can bring a little comfort, help ease your mind.

And that’s the way it’s been for Moore, picking up the guitar at age twelve in the mid-Sixties in his hometown of Chicago Heights. He later caught the blues bug as a rebellious high school kid, along with the stage name he’s used ever since: Wild Boar. He took in the blues on underground radio and haunted local blues clubs waiting for the man to say, “Ladies and gentleman, Mr. Otis Rush!”

Moore began listening to Rush, one of the… download pdf or continues at:

(Miami New Times article – here).
~John Anderson